Current Board Agenda
Thursday, October 14, 2021
REGULAR BOARD MEETING AMENDED AGENDA
Type: REGULAR BOARD MEETING AMENDED AGENDA
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Code: Regular #08-21/22
PURSUANT TO GOVERNOR GAVIN NEWSOM'S EXECUTIVE ORDERS NO.N-08-21 dated June 11, 2021 and Assembly Bill 361, The October 14, 2021, REGULAR BOARD MEETING WILL BE CONDUCTED EXCLUSIVELY VIA CONFERENCE TELEPHONE AND THROUGH "ZOOM" VIDEO CONFERENCING. THE DISTRICT OFFICE AND BOARD ROOM WILL NOT BE OPEN AND AVAILABLE FOR THE PUBLIC TO ATTEND AND PARTICIPATE IN THE BOARD MEETING AT THE DISTRICT OFFICE. MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC MAY PARTICIPATE AND COMMENT IN OPEN SESSION THROUGH THE FOLLOWING MEANS:
1. Zoom - Live Board Meeting and use "Raise Hand" function to request opportunity to make a comments.
2. THE ZOOM MEETING CAN BE ACCESSED AS FOLLOWS:
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Zoom Spanish Interpretation available- Zoom Instructions link www.arusd.org/zoomesp. If you call in you will not be able to access this function.
THE MEETING MAY ALSO BE VIEWED THROUGH LIVE STREAM AS FOLLOWS:
1. Live stream Youtube English Channel "AlumRock TV"
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Executive Order N-08-21, if you need Special Assistance, Disability-Related modifications or accommodation, including auxiliary aids or services, in order to participate in the Regular Board Meeting of the Board of Trustees, please contact the office of the District Superintendent at (408) 928-6822 or by email at email@example.com immediately and the district will make reasonable arrangements to ensure accommodation and electronic accessibility to this meeting.
OPEN SESSION - CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL
CALL TO ORDER / ROLL CALL / PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE -- BOARD PRESIDENT CORINA HERRERA-LOERA.
DISCUSSION AND/OR MODIFICATION(S) OF THE AGENDA. The Board may change the order of business including,but not limited to, an announcement that an agenda item will be considered out of order, that consideration of an item has been withdrawn, postponed, rescheduled or removed from the Consent Calendar for separate discussion and possible action.
WELCOME AND EXPLANATION TO AUDIENCE: Any person may address the Board on any item on the meeting agenda. Persons who wish to speak on an item on the agenda will have an opportunity to do so when that agenda item is introduced and presented during this meeting. If you wish to speak on an item on this agenda please use the “Raisehand” function on Zoom as described above when the agenda item is called. There is a limit of 2 minutes for each speaker. The Board has the right to limit total public comment on any agenda item to no more than 20 minutes.Persons who wish to speak to the Board about any matter within the jurisdiction of the District but not on this agenda will have an opportunity to speak during item 2.01 on this agenda as stated below.
PUBLIC MEMBERS WHO WISH TO ADDRESS THE BOARD
PUBLIC MEMBERS WHO WISH TO ADDRESS THE BOARD ON MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA: REQUESTS TO ADDRESS THE BOARD provides members of the public an opportunity to speak about any matter under the jurisdiction
of the District but not on this agenda. (If the subject you wish to discuss is already on this agenda, please provide your comment when that item is called during the meeting.) Those who wish to speak on a within the jurisdiction of the District but not on this agenda should use the “Raise hand” function on Zoom as described above when this agenda item 2.01 is called. The Brown Act prevents the Board from discussing any item not on this published agenda but the Board may refer to staff for follow-up any formal written requests that are brought before the Board at this time. There is a limit of 2 minutes for each speaker. The Board has the right to limit total public comment on any agenda item to no more than 20 minutes. Written matters may be placed on a future meeting agenda.
COMMENTS AND COMMUNICATION
Alum Rock Administrator's Association (ARAA).
California School Employee's Association (CSEA).
Alum Rock Educator's Association (AREA).
Board of Trustees/Communications/Comments.
SUPERINTENDENT / BOARD BUSINESS--BOARD DISCUSSION AND/OR ACTION (The Board may take actionon any item in this section, unless it is designated for information only.)
Discussion/Consideration to Approve Resolution #12-21/22 Authorizing Remote Virtual/Teleconference Meetings OfThe Board And District Committees Subject To The Brown Act For The Period October 14 – November 13, 2021.
Approve the District Governance Handbook.
District Energy Savings Solar Power Agreement Follow up (Information Only).
BUSINESS SERVICES--BOARD DISCUSSION AND/OR ACTION (The Board may take action on any item inthis section, unless it is designated for information only.)
Approve Contract for Legal Services with Dannis Woliver Kelly (DWK).
Information Only: Update on the Bond Program.
INSTRUCTIONAL SERVICES--BOARD DISCUSSION AND/OR ACTION (The Board may take action on any item in this section, unless it is designated for information only.)
Approve Quarterly Report on Williams Uniform Complaints.
Learning Communities for Schools Success Program (LCSSP) (Information Only).
HUMAN RESOURCES-- BOARD DISCUSSION AND/OR ACTION (The Board may take action on any item in this section, unless it is designated for information only.)
Approve/Ratify Tentative Agreement Between The Alum Rock Union Elementary School District and the CaliforniaSchool Employees Association (CSEA), Chapter# 305, for the period of July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2023.
Approve Classified Substitute Pay Rates Effective 11-15-2021.
Resignations (Information Only).
CONSENT/CONTRACTS Over $100,000---BOARD DISCUSSION AND/OR ACTION (The Board may take action on any item in this section, unless it is designated for information only.)
Approve the AON Contract with an annual fee of $206,000 for broker services and $50,000 for safety consultantservices. Submitted by: Business Services, $256,000 dollars.
Approve the Psyched Services Contract for the 2021-2022 SY. Psyched Services will conduct psycho education alevaluations for students requiring initial or triennial evaluations at several sites within ARUSD. Submitted by: Special Education, $350,000 dollars.
Approve the Sourcewell Piggyback Contract Bid #060618-EFM for the purchase of nine (9) maintenance vehiclesthrough Enterprise Fleet Management. Submitted by: Maintenance, Operations & Transportation, $435,629 dollars.
Contract Extensions over $100,000--BOARD DISCUSSION AND/OR ACTION.
Approve the Contract Extension for the 2020-2021 SY with AchieveKids; a new student moved into the Alum Rockdistrict boundry with NPS placement needs. Submitted by: Special Education, increase in the amount of $103,131dollars.
Approve the Contract Extension for the 2020-2021 SY with Maxim Healthcare Staffing for Behavior Tech. services.Submitted by: Special Education, increase in the amount of $357,000 dollars.
Approve the Contract Extension for the 2021-2022 with Think Together for additional school day support toaddress learning loss for identified TK-1st grade students districtwide beginning at nine (9) elementary schools.Submitted by: State & Federal Programs, increase in the amount of $292,500 dollars.
Approve the Contract Extension for the 2020-2021 SY with Sunbelt Staffing to add a school psychologist who willassess students at various sites within ARUSD. Submitted by: Special Education, increase in the amount of $38,285dollars.
CONSENT CALENDAR-- BOARD DISCUSSION AND/ OR ACTION (The Board may take action on any item inthis section, unless it is designated for information only.)
Approve Board Meeting Minutes for the following dates: August 31, 2021, Special Board Meeting, September 9,2021, Regular Board Meeting and September 21, 2021, Special Board Meeting.
Approve Acceptance of Donations.
Approve Fundraising Activities.
Approve Acceptance of Vendor & Payroll Warrants.
Approve Contracts for Professional Services -Firms/Organizations.
Approve Resolution No. 11-20/21 Inventory Disposal.
Approve/Ratify Notices of Employment and Changes of Status/October 14, 2021.
Approve Memorandum(s) of Understanding(s).
Approve the School-Sponsored Field Trip.
RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION: The Board will recess to Closed Session at approximately 9:00 p.m. Open Sessionwill resume at conclusion of Closed Session.
ANNOUNCEMENT AND PUBLIC COMMENTS REGARDING ITEMS TO BE DISCUSSED IN CLOSED SESSION(Government Code Section 54957.7).
CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL—ANTICIPATED LITIGATION Initiation of litigation pursuant to paragraph (4)of subdivision (d) of Gov. Code Section 54956.9: Two (2) potential cases.
CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL—PENDING LITIGATION Litigation pursuant to paragraph (4) of subdivision(d) of Government Code Section 54956.9: Alum Rock Union Elem. School District v. Del Terra Real Estate Services, Inc.(San Mateo County Superior Court Case No. 20-CIV-02466); CTG Construction, Inc. v. Alum Rock Union Elem. SchoolDistrict v. Del Terra Real Estate Services, Inc. (Santa Clara County Superior Court Case No. 20CV367630):
CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL--ANTICIPATED LITIGATION Significant exposure to litigation pursuant toparagraph (2) or (3) of subdivision (d) of section 54956.9: one (1) potential case.
CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS, EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATION: AREA (Alum Rock Educators Association);District Negotiators: (1) Hilaria Bauer, Ph.D., Superintendent; (2) Tereasa Smith, Director, Human Resources and (3)Kolvira Chheng, Assistant Superintendent, Business Lead Negotiators.
RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION-VIA ZOOM
REPORT OF ACTION TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION.
FUTURE BOARD AGENDA REQUESTS
Requests from Board of Trustees and/or from the Public. Requests shall be submitted in writing to theSuperintendent or designee with supporting documents and information, if any, at least one week before the scheduledmeeting date. Items submitted less than a week before the scheduled meeting date may be postponed to a latermeeting in order to allow sufficient time for consideration and research of the issue. BB 9322
President adjourns the meeting.
November 18, 2021 (2021-22 School Year).